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Octave One is a group of American techno musicians composed of siblings Lenny Burden and Lawrence Burden, sometimes associated with their three other brothers, Lorne Burden, Lynell Burden and Lance Burden. In 1989, The band debuted on Derrick May's Transmat record label with the single "I Believe". In 1990, "I Believe" was included on the compilation Techno 2: The Next Generation (10 Records). Also In 1990, with their brother Lynell, they formed the record label 430 West Records to release the vinyl record Octave One "The Octivation EP". Octave One have remixed recordings for Massive Attack, Joey Negro, DJ Rolando, Steve Bug, John Thomas, The Trammps, Rhythm is Rhythm, and Inner City. In 2000, Octave One released their most commercially successful recording, "Blackwater". In 2002, "Blackwater" was remixed by the band with a reworked live string arrangement performed by the Urban Soul Orchestra in London, England. The single was re-released by Concept Music (United Kingdom), Ministry of Sound/Voidcom (Germany), Vendetta Records (Spain), and Tinted (Australia) in the same year. It peaked at #47 (February 2002) and #69 (September 2002) in the UK Singles Chart.

Octave One tour the world as live electronic musicians. They are included in the second generation of Detroit Techno artists.

Mainly known for their techno recordings, the Burden brothers have also produced many recordings of house music and other electronic genres using other pseudonyms, in particular Random Noise Generation, Metro D (with Terrell Langston) and Never One Sunday.

Discography

Octave One

  • 1990: I Believe (12" Vinyl EP) Transmat
  • 1991: Octivation EP (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 1994: The X Files (2x12" Vinyl EPs) 430 West Records
  • 1995: Conquered Nation (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 1995: Cymbolic (2x12" Vinyl EPs) 430 West Records
  • 1995: Foundation EP (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 1996: Images From Above (2x12" Vinyl EPs) 430 West Records
  • 1996: Point-Blank (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 1997: The Living Key (2x12" Vinyl EPs) 430 West Records
  • 1997: The Living Key (To Images From Above) (CD) 430 West Records
  • 1998: DayStar Rising (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 1998: The Collective (CD, 2x12"Vinyl EPs) 430 West Records
  • 1999: Art And Soul (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 2000: Black Water (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 2004: The Theory Of Everything (CD, 3x12"Vinyl EPs) Concept Music
  • 2005: Somedays (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 2006: Off the Grid/Love and Hate (12") Tresor
  • 2007: Off the Grid (DVD/CD, 2x12" Vinyl EPs) Tresor
  • 2008: Here Comes The Push/I Need Release (12" Vinyl EP) 430 West Records
  • 2009: Summers On Jupiter (CD, 2x12" Vinyl EPs) P-Vine, 430 West Records

Random Noise Generation

  • 1991: Falling In Dub (12") 430 West Records
  • 1992: Falling In Dub (12",CD, Maxi) Low Spirit Recordings
  • 1992: Falling In Dub (The Remixes) (12") 430 West Records, Outer Rhythm, Buzz
  • 1993: Random Beats & Tracks Vol. I (12") 430 West Records
  • 1994: Random Beats & Tracks Vol. I & II (2x12") 430 West Records
  • 1994: Random Beats & Tracks Vol. 3 (12") 430 West Records
  • 1996: Generations Of Soul (12") 430 West Records
  • 1997: The Legacy (12") 430 West Records
  • 1999: (The Existence Of) Echelon (12") 430 West Records
  • 1999: Instrument Of Change (12") 430 West Records
  • 1999: The Existence Of Echelon (12") 430 West Records
  • 2000: Links In The Chain (2x12, CD, Compilation) 430 West Records
  • 2002: The Unknown (12") 430 West Records
  • 2004: A Better Tomorrow / Roof Raiser (12") 430 West Records
  • 2004: Games Of Chance (4 Mixes) (12", W/Lbl, Promo) 430 West Records
  • 2005: Reign (2x12",CD, album) Concept Music
  • 2005: Rock My Soul (12") 430 West Records

References

External links

  • . Retrieved February 21, 2009. (Searchable database of discographies.)